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VP, Senior IT Security Operations Team Lead

Posting Date:  23-Nov-2021

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY

Company:  United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Technology and Operations function is comprised of five teams of specialists with distinct capabilities: business partnership, technology, operations, risk governance and planning support and services. We work closely together to harness the power of technology to support our physical and digital banking services and operations. This includes developing, centralising and standardising technology systems as well as banking operations in Singapore and overseas branches.

Job Responsibilities


Security Surveillance

  • Technical Subject Matter Expert on offensive, defensive, network security and defense-in-depth methodologies and technology
  • Lead a team to act on Security incidents, SIEM cases, Group SOC tickets, users/helpdesk escalated tickets, DLP cases, Security Advisories, IOC. Regular Follow up with stakeholders to close the tickets.
  • Lead a team and work with vendor to perform basic Cyber Threat Hunting/compromise assessment; to monitor security alerts, logs, intelligence feeds and advisory from various sources to identify potential threats/weaknesses/compromise, investigate, determine the extent of the compromise
  • Perform breach investigation and digital forensics during an escalation / incident.
  • Collate various Cyber Security Operation statistics, key operational risk indictors and status update for periodic Management reporting
  • Oversee MSSP (for perimeter monitoring) delivery, performance, compliance, outsourcing review and Due Diligence check.
  • Prepare and update security operation manuals
  • Assist with Auditor/regulators RFI response and evidence submission
  • Non-shift work


Security Engineering

  • Lead a team and work with vendor to manage security tools (SIEM, IPS, ATP, DLP, VA scan) on the tools configuration, upgrade, issue troubleshooting, enhancements, testing, preventive maintenance
  • Oversee security tool’s (SIEM, IPS, ATP, DLP, VA scan) obsolescence, tech refresh, decommissioning, Contract renewal and payment and DR/BCP testing.
  • Assist with new tools implementation and transition to operation
  • Assist with other areas in security operation

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or its equivalent.
  • Minimum 5-8 years of related working experience. Knowledge of IT security is essential. Industry certifications will be a plus e.g. CCNA, CCIE, CISSP, CEH, CISM and CISA.
  • Familiar with Security standards and Exposure in financial institution’s regulatory compliance response preparation and evidence submission (RMIT, PCIDSS, Paynet, MAS and etc)
  • Prior exposure in the areas of security SIEM monitoring, security intrusion detection(IPS/IDS), DLP, VA scan , APT, phishing handling, DDoS response and etc.
  • Knowledge and experience in network security is a plus
  • Highly result oriented, able to work independently with minimal supervision and able to deliver tasks timely in face paced environment.
  • Good leadership qualities and have experience in managing a small team will be a plus
  • Ability to build relationship and interact effectively with internal and external parties. Strong engagement skills with stakeholder management.
  • Good analytical, technical, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in applying established techniques, procedures or standards

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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